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Cycling community groups

York has a vibrant and welcoming cycling community offering a wide range of rides, support and volunteering opportunities.

  • York Bike Belles  - visit www.facebook.com/yorkbikebelles or see York Bike Belles.  Easy Social Rides every month plus bike maintenance workshops, bike loans, cycle friends, #travelwithtots sessions and more! Everyone welcome.
  • York Breeze Rides - visit www.letsride.co.uk/Breeze  British Cycling trained Breeze Champions organise a range of free rides for women around the York area. Rides take place most weeks and explore local routes in small friendly groups.
  • Clifton Cycling Club - visit www.cliftoncc.org  Founded in 1895, we have Road, MTB and Junior (Go-Ride) sections. Weekend social and training rides plus our own road-racing and time-trialling events
  • Cycling UK (CTC York) - visit www.cyclinguk.org/local-groups/york  Founded in 1976, CTC York regularly ride out to North Yorkshire and beyond.
  • Velo Club York - visit www.veloclubyork.co.uk  A long standing and highly respected British Cycling affiliated racing cycling club in York. Home of York's Tuesday and Thursday chaingangs, Saturday rivet ride and Sunday cafe ride.
  • York Rouleurs - visit www.yorkrouleurs.co.uk  A friendly cycling club, based in York
  • Wednesday Wheelers - visit www.yorkww.org.uk  We go cycling any day of the week, not just on Wednesdays!
  • York Tandem Club - visit www.opencountry.org.uk  Helping people with disabilities to access the countryside by tandem bike.
  • York Rally - visit www.yorkrally.org  An annual event, bringing York cyclists together since 1945. Grand gathering on the Knavesmire in June.  Free, family-friendly and volunteer-run, with rides, racing, trade show and more!
  • York Greenways - visit www.yorkgreenways.org  A group of volunteers caring for the traffic free greenways in York used by walkers, runners and cyclists. We always need volunteers! 
  • Sustrans - visit www.sustrans.org.uk/volunteer  Sustrans volunteers carry out a range of activities from looking after the National Cycle Network to leading rides and walks.